Robert L. Hammar, St. George, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, September 8, 2000: Saving the Legacy tape no. 104

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Title Robert L. Hammar, St. George, Utah: an interview by Winston Erickson, September 8, 2000: Saving the Legacy tape no. 104
Alternative Title Robert L. Hammar, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Hammar, Robert L., 1922-2007
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-09-08
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Italy
Subject Hammar, Robert L., 1922-2007--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Southern--Personal narratives, American; Bomber pilots--Biography
Keywords Army Air Corps; B-25 bomber; Mitchell bomber; Monte Cassino; Corsica; Rome; Flight instructors
Description Transcript (48 pages) of an interview by Winston Erickson with Robert L. Hammar on September 8, 2000. From tape number 104 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Hammar (1922-2007) recalls his childhood in Youngston, Ohio. He graduated from high school in 1940 and attended East Nazarene College in Allston, Massachusetts. He was sworn into the Air Corps in 1942, passed the flight test and physical, and completed flight training in 1943. Originally assigned to P-38s but requested a transfer to B-25s. He flew his plane, "Shat's Cookin" on sixty combat missions and left the Air Corps in 1944. Interviewed by Winston Erickson. 48 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 48 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6fv0p47
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American; Bomber pilots
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1030487
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